PARCA Partners with VOICES on 30th Edition of Alabama Kids Count Data Book

VOICES for Alabama’s Children published the 2023 Alabama Kids Count Data Book today, marking the 30th edition of the book published by the Read the full release.  

Huntsville and Baldwin Continue Population Gains, Birmingham Remains in Top 50 of U.S. Metros

The Huntsville area and Baldwin County continue to add more new residents, while growth in Shelby County and St. Clair Read the full release.  

Revisiting PARCA’s Annual Forum

Housing inventory continues to fall, and prices continue to rise. Pressures on the housing market ripple across the economy but Read the full release.  

Alabama Public Opinion Survey

PARCA’s most recent public opinion survey finds, once again, aversion to certain taxes, support for public education, and mistrust in Read the full release.  

More Students Workforce Ready in the Class of 2023

The number and percentage of high school seniors graduating workforce-ready rose with the Class of 2023, according to the results Read the full release.  

Alabama ACT Scores Climb

ACT Scores for Alabama public high school students improved in 2023, bucking a downward trend nationally and providing another clue Read the full release.  

Proposed Statewide Amendment to the Alabama Constitution of 2022

Statewide Amendment 1 Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 2022, to amend Section 71.01 authorizing the Legislature Read the full release.  

The Alabama Constitution Reformed: Is There Still Work to Do?

By on February 19th, 2024 in : in Government Structure, State & Local Government

In 2022, Alabama adopted a “new” constitution, an improved and reorganized version of the Alabama Constitution of 1901. The vote Read the full release.  

PARCA Annual Forum 2024: Housing Alabama’s Workforce

By on January 30th, 2024 in : in Uncategorized

Join us for the 2024 PARCA Annual Forum! March 8, 2024 at The Harbert Center in Birmingham – 8:30 a.m. Read the full release.  

Shifts in Public School Enrollment Seen in the 2023-2024 Fall Attendance Data

Alabama’s public school enrollment is down slightly for the 2023-2024 school year, with a decline in the number of white Read the full release.